Merced College will hold Mature Driver Improvement classes for residents age 55 and older from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Merced Tri-College Center, 3600 M St., and Aug. 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Atwater Community Center, 760 Bellevue Road. Call (209) 381-6540 to be placed on the enrollment list.
Merced Art Hop coming
The Merced Art Hop will run from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday in downtown Merced. Visitors can enjoy live music, interactive art activities, performers and more. For more information, visit www.mercedarthop.org or call (209) 658-0661.
Livingston High reunion
Livingston High School Class of 1973 will host its 40th Anniversary Reunion starting July 25 with finger food and pictures at 6:30 p.m.; July 26 at 7 p.m. at Blueberry Hill Cafe in Livingston; and July 27 at 7 p.m. at the Livingston Park. For details, call (909) 569-7146 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Health days in Livingston
LIVINGSTON Livingston Medical Group will host a week of health days starting with Teen Health on Aug. 12, Public Housing Health on Aug. 13, Health Care for the Homeless on Aug. 14, Farmworker Health Day on Aug. 15 and Healthy Eating Day on Aug. 16. All sessions will be at 1237 Main St. Call (209) 394-1368 or email cochoa@livingston medical.org for more information.
Cell phones for seniors
The Merced County Area Agency on Aging is requesting donations of cell phones to distribute to Merced County seniors age 60 and older. Seniors will be able to call 911 for emergency assistance with the donated phones, which should have a charging unit and a battery that will hold a charge. For details, call (209) 385-7550.
SCORE helps businesses
The Service Corps of Retired Executives, or SCORE, is made up of volunteer counselors to U.S. small businesses. The service is free, and helps provide resources for new and existing businesses with the goal of making them operate more successfully. Counseling is offered on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays at 2, 3 and 4 p.m. Workshops also are available. For more information or to make an appointment, call (209) 724-2033.
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